If You're Not Using a Magic Mouse ...

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    Cheap, USB PC style 3-button mouse with scroll wheel.
     
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    My Mighty Mouse I got for my MacBook Pro in 2006. I think I will keep on using it when I upgrade to a Mac Mini or Mac Pro next too. Still works perfectly fine.
     
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    Apple's mice have always been some of the best examples of Apple's "form over function" design style.

    I use a Logitecch Performance MX mouse - it's miles better for 10 hour per day use.
     
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    Ditto
     
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    A logitech M510 I got from Costco for $23 a few years ago. Never had any problems with it. Great battery life too.

    The 2 on the right are M510's. One for my Mac Mini, the other for my PC. The Silver one (not sure of the model #) is used on my ChromeBox. The others are just spares..
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    Magic Trackpad.

    With all of the gesture controls on the latest Mac OS's using a regular mouse is unthinkable at this point. It's an entirely different and superior experience.

    ...and no, the non-Apple trackpads aren't the same.
     
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    Simple USB wired mouse here, still the most reliable solution for a mouse to me: serves me well and it doesn't need charging.
     
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    Logitech mice.

    Much more bang for the buck...
     
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    Kensington Trackball since 96. Me and 8-10 others I know ;)
    Mac mice stay in the box untouched.
     
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    This.

    And this.

    I have a Magic Mouse but rarely use it. Much prefer my Logitech M510 for everything.
     
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    Wacom Intuos Pro or my Logitech Revolution Performance MX
     
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    Thanks for all the feedback. I just purchased a Logitech m525 mouse. It appeared that this is one of the few Logitech models that says MAC on the box. I got it home and was hoping to load their SetPoint software in order to re-program the mouse. It turns out that SetPoint is Windows only and the only gesture that this mouse supports in OSX is scrolling via the mouse wheel. BIG DEAL! What a major disappointment. I use Magic Perfs on my Apple mouse and it lets me do all kinds of great things.
    In particular, I want to reprogram the scroll wheel with actions for a left or right push of the scroll wheel and click of the scroll wheel. Anyone know of an app that will work in Mavericks to do this with a Logitech mouse?
     
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    Odd... Logitech has Mac software for their mice. It's called Logitech Control Center. Try looking at the downloads for a similar mouse (e.g. m510).

    Worst case is that LCC will say there are no Logitech mice attached, but I suspect that it will detect yours just fine.
     
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    Oh man, right now I'm really on an Apple/Mac swing, I want to apple-ize everything lol. I was thinking about how pretty the magic mouse is compared to my giant Performance MX.

    It's so big I purchased an Anywhere MX for christmas! Strange enough, the PMX is a much better mouse >> so I live with its large size and use the AMX when I'm on the go.
     
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